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Theatre, Culture, and Society

Marc Baer

in Theatre and Disorder in Late Georgian London

Published in print January 1992 | ISBN: 9780198112501
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191670787 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112501.003.0004
Theatre, Culture, and Society

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This chapter discusses the establishment of a link between the riots and the London stage. It is revealed that this was not the first attack by a mob on a London theatre, and further investigations on the connections with past disturbances and contemporary developments are made.

Keywords: riots; London stage; mob; London theatre; contemporary developments

Chapter.  11226 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights)

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